Gary Louis Skou

Gary Louis Skou

Iowa Falls, Hardin County, Iowa, USA
Death 14 Oct 2004 (aged 54)
Owatonna, Steele County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Medford, Steele County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 96018299 · View Source
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Gary L. Skou, 54

Gary Louis Skou, 54, of Owatonna, died Thursday, Oct. 14, 2004, of natural causes at his home.

He was born Dec. 13, 1949, in Iowa Falls, Iowa, to Floyd and Aletha (Fitch) Skou. Raised on a farm near Rose Creek, he graduated from Adams High School.

Gary served in the 1st Marine Division in 1969 and 1970. He earned several medals, including a Vietnam Service Medal with three Bronze Stars, Gallantry Cross Medal, and Meritorious Unit Commendation Medal. Upon his discharge, Gary lived in Albert Lea, where he worked for many years at Wilson Foods. He later attended Dakota County Meat Cutting School and became a meat cutter at Cash Wise Foods in Owatonna, where he had been employed since 1991.

Survivors include his wife, Joan; father, Floyd Skou, Neosho Mo.; son, Ron (Tara), Blooming Prairie; daughter, BreeAnn Pierce, Dublin Ohio; stepdaughter, Paula (Mike) Noel; two grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; sisters, Sandra (Charles) Martin, Joplin, Mo.; Linda Pierce, Austin.

He was preceded in death by his mother and one brother.

Interment: Was Oct. 18, 2004, at Resurrection Cemetery, Medford.

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  • Created by: S Hemingway
  • Added: 26 Aug 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 96018299
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Gary Louis Skou (13 Dec 1949–14 Oct 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 96018299, citing Resurrection Cemetery, Medford, Steele County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by S Hemingway (contributor 46900131) .